Imagine This Iran Hates Barack Obama Too … So it Wasn’t Just a GWB Thing

 

Huh, and I thought every one loved The One and all would change the minute he became President.

On the day that the United States ushered in it’s first black American President and Barack Hussein Obama took the oath of office of the President of the United States the world rejoiced. Well, most of the world. It seems that some of those so-called “Hate George. W. Bush” countries really hate America. Iran, one of those countries that Democrats think are misunderstood seem to hate Barack Obama just as much as they did GWB. Imagine that! What are Democrats to think, or better yet feel? How can this be, how could they hate The One, he is not GWB. At the end of the day, maybe, just maybe some will get a clue and realize it was not Bush they hated … it was all of us.

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How could this be, Iran Hates Obama Too?

As Tiger Hawk states, it looks like one country has already rejected Obama’s “peace and dignity” part of his Inaugural speech and preferred “death to Obama” chants instead. There is a nice does of reality for President Obama instead of the speeches that we have heard for the past two years. Welcome to the tremendous responsibility that is the Presidency of the United States.

In Iran, protesters burnt posters of U.S. President-elect Barack Obama and waved flags in support of Gaza, Reuters reported.

“Where are the freedom seekers?” one poster read that had the word “Gaza” on it and a picture of a weeping Palestinian, Reuters reported. Demonstrators waved Palestinian flags and chanted “Death to Obama,” outside the Swiss embassy, and Reuters said it obtained pictures of Obama’s image laid on the road for cars to drive over

Iranians Chant “Death to Obama” to Protest His Inauguration…..



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  • Comments

    58 Responses to “Imagine This Iran Hates Barack Obama Too … So it Wasn’t Just a GWB Thing”

    1. Pat in Alabama on January 21st, 2009 8:17 am

      These countries are just misunderstood. If we sit down with them and talk nice, they will see we aren’t such bad people, and maybe even come to love us…

      … just before they nuke us!

    2. Susan on January 21st, 2009 8:50 am

      Imagine that!!

      How is it possible that any terrorists ran/sponsored country, like Iran, could HATE “the One”???

    3. Michelle in MS on January 21st, 2009 9:04 am

      We have been saying for years that they hate America & everything we stand for. When will the liberals get it through their thick skulls? Anyone who does not believe in their GOD is the enemy. PERIOD!

    4. buster on January 21st, 2009 9:21 am

      Looks like the bomb has his hands full with Iran and his mother in law moving into the white house.

    5. Rusty Bridges on January 21st, 2009 9:33 am

      I guess they are upset that he used the bible instead…

      Hey Iran, you won’t win any friends by yelling death threats.

      These people only know hatred, ‘F them all.

    6. Dolf on January 21st, 2009 9:40 am

      so what else is new?

    7. Susan on January 21st, 2009 10:14 am

      I was stationed in West Germany (1978-81) during the “Iranian Hostage Crisis”. Our Special Forces were getting ready to go in to kick butt, and take names later :-) Myself, along with another medic, provided medical support to the SFs during a training exercise in December 1980. I still hate the Iranian extremists to this very day!!

    8. super dave on January 21st, 2009 10:36 am

      iran, please unclinch your fist and barry o will sit down and hypnotize you like he hypnotized half of the United States

    9. HOPE on January 21st, 2009 10:42 am

      Mommies and daddies always believe
      That their little angels are special indeed
      And you could grwo up to be anything
      But who would imagine a king?

      A shepherd or teacher is what you could be
      Or maybe a fisheman out on the sea
      Or maybe a carpenter building things
      But who would imagine a king?

      It was so clear when the wise men arrived
      And the angels were singing your name
      That the world would be different ’cause you were alive
      That’s what Heaven stood still to proclaim

      One day an angel said quietly
      That soon he would bring something special to me
      And of all the wonderful gifts he could bring
      Who would imagine, who could imagine, who would imagine a king?

      Lyrics provided by Gracenote
      Sung by Whitney Houston

      .

      There can be miracles:

      http://tinyurl.com/9xxuhw

    10. LilPuma on January 21st, 2009 10:42 am

      The phrase I’ve heard repeated is “more even-handed” in our mid-East dealings. Right. If we were just more fair and didn’t always side with Isreal. I posted (elsewhere) recently that Israel had a right to defend itself. An extreme liberal told me I “believed the FALSEHOOD that Palestine was a threat to Israel”. I responded simply that if my neighbor shoots at me, they are a threat. At least I haven’t seen any Obama signs that read Long Live the King. My prayers go out to this man. I may not have voted for him, but he’s my President and to say he has a tough road ahead is the understatement of the year.

    11. Richard on January 21st, 2009 10:57 am

      This kind of demonstration is an automatic response over there. I know something about Iran; I used to work for their (former) government. The participants probably look on this as a big joke.

    12. Just Bearly on January 21st, 2009 11:41 am

      Maybe… Barack can escape to Iran for a Smoking party with their heads of state once in a while without getting caught, and the extremist Iranians all will have a change of heart….

    13. Just Bearly on January 21st, 2009 11:54 am

      I just read an article the other day. The article stated 70% of the Iran is age 30 and under. Most of this population and students do not relate to their extremist leaders and elders. It would seem the student votes are not counted or they just do not vote if thats the case. The young people there want to be more “Western” and have more social freedoms. I hope their next elections, in May i think, produce a more moderate President of Iran. … I hear the Skiing is cheap, and the food is good there, so Dizin ski area is on my list of places to try and get to in my life.

    14. Sharon Chicago on January 21st, 2009 2:14 pm

      What does O’Bama want to say to these Iranans when “he sits down to talk to them” as he said during the Presidential debate… Maybe he will just pet their demons and convince them that “tourism is alive in Iran and many Americans want to vacation there”…

      I pray the enemies of America will be defeated and turned back! Viva la America! God bless our troups who protect this great nation!

    15. rightknight on January 21st, 2009 2:28 pm

      Philosophically speaking these folks subsist on hate.
      It keeps their minds off the failings of their lifestyle.
      Projecting hate in many directions obscures common
      sense. Freedom works well enough to inspire jealousy
      in oppressed minds. Capable of strong emotions,
      these haters are truly misdirected souls.

      Please pass a copy of the US Constitution.

    16. txchic on January 21st, 2009 4:24 pm

      lmbo… we knew it wouldn’t be long until the left had to face the reality that george w. bush is not responsible for all ill will in the world. now we can wait for reality that a national health care system, world peace & the end of poverty won’t be obtained by their messiah.

      i’m just hoping that the terrorist attacks that a president bush white house was able to ward off won’t happen now that the chosen one is on duty.

    17. Richard on January 21st, 2009 9:21 pm

      I’m beginning to think (not just beginning, actually) that we need to stand up and tell the Palestinians to stuff it.

      The Wall Street Journal had an article today about worldwide reaction to Obama’s inaugural … the Palestinians came off as whining that they weren’t going to trust Obama to improve their lives.

      What the hell do we owe them?

      Everyone in the world BUT them is responsible for their problems, if you listen to them.

      I’ve begun to think that they are incapable of anything but hate. And, of course, the media play along by broadcasting every protest they stage.

    18. HOPE on January 21st, 2009 11:49 pm

      Richard:

      They’re powerless…

      No weapons…

      No military…

      No Civil Rights…

      No Homeland…

      The ones that should stuff it are the Israelis!

      .

      Obviously, someone owes them something. The U.N. took their land and handed it over to the displaced Jews. Then America came along and supplied them with nuclear weapons to use against their enemies and enemies are the one thing they have in plentiful supply! I’d say that the tide of our support of Israel will soon turn southward and for good reason.

    19. HOPE on January 22nd, 2009 12:13 am

      The actuality, for me, is that I couldn’t care less. The nations are going to do whatever they want irregardless of our opinion, one way or the other. I don’t waste my time pondering on it.

      What is disturbing, to me, is why some of the people at this site worry about one single person that has either gone missing or was murdered when their political views are so slanted toward bias, hatred and hopelessness? You would think that people that want to do loving things for their fellow-man would want to portray a loving attitude in everything they do, toward everyone they come in contact with. In my opinion, a child missing in the U.S. is no more of an emergency than one missing in Honduras, Chile, Colombia, Argentina or Africa. How could anyone, ever, draw a distinction; especially when we’re talking about children, but more precisely, trafficked children.

      How can one be viewed as being a humanitarian, when his political views are so rigidly biased and stand so staunchly in support of the acts of war that are responsible for taking the lives of hundreds of thousands?

      Puzzling…

    20. HOPE on January 22nd, 2009 12:43 am

      Maybe we need to look in the mirror, again.

      Then, take a look at how we perceive others… again.

    21. HOPE on January 22nd, 2009 12:50 am

      But… more importantly,

      How we’re perceived.

      Nite…

    22. Dolf on January 22nd, 2009 1:54 am

      and usualy those demonstrations aren’t that big anyway and paid.

      #7 Susan; are you talking about the failed rescue? taking names and kicking butt…?????

    23. Sharon Chicago on January 22nd, 2009 9:55 am

      18 HOPE… Wrong…the land belonged to the Israelites and the Palestanians stole it from
      them.

      God bless Israel …. in his word He says
      he will bless those who bless Israel :o )

    24. Sharon Chicago on January 22nd, 2009 10:04 am

      #17 Richard you are so right on what you have said. Israel is an a freind to America why shouldn’t we support them…those other islamic
      demon countries hate us!

    25. Richard on January 22nd, 2009 10:25 am

      Hope … do you think the Palestinians have no responsibility for their situation? If they ceased proclaiming “death to Israel” and disowned the extremist elements, perhaps something could be done.

      What I find interesting is that the established Arab regimes want nothing to do with them. True, they provide subsidies to the terrorists … my idea is, they’re perfectly happy to see them fighting Israel. Otherwise, they probably would be fomenting more terrorism in the Arab lands.

      We remember when Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait … the Palestinian ‘guest laborers’ in Saudi Arabia were cheering on the Iraqi missiles and were dancing on the rooftops.

      After the war, for some obscure reason, they were sent back home. The Kuwaitis and Saudis didn’t seem happy with these actions.

      Of course, that too was ‘unfair.’

    26. super dave on January 22nd, 2009 11:32 am

      bias ? hatred ? Hope you have to admit what your president and his so called minister said and did during the inauguration was uncalled for. if you agree with them, maybe you should look in the mirror and second guess your self.

    27. scott on January 22nd, 2009 12:26 pm

      HOPE – get a life! Seriously! And spare us with this crap about how we are perceived. Who gives a s**t? Really? F THOSE other countries. They are FANATICS and there is no talking to FANATICS. They have hated us way way BEFORE G.W. and that’s the facts!

      And NO, our children in the USA our are the first priority. Have you ever heard TAKE CARE OF YOUR OWN and to me that applies to my children and the other citizens of the USA who aren’t busy bashing Bush and Republicans because it’s the “IN” thing to do; those citizens who are outraged that Obama is going to close Gitmo and release terrorists who will come back to haunt us…

      I will not take care of those who put the terrorists rights over the safety of our citizens, nor do I care who is starving in Africa.

      I, WE, have enough on our plates to give a rats ass who likes us. You could hand those dirty ass Parasites called the Palestines the country the size of the USA and they would STILL hate us.

      HOPE – you must be in like the 11th grade because you need a little history lesson.

      And BTW, GWB is a humanitarian. You watch too much MSNBC….. His political views are not rigid nor are they staunchly in favor of war either. In case you forgot, WE WERE ATTACKED. The man had to put aside some principles to PROTECT your idiotic right to post on this blog. His job is to protect HIS country NOT the countries of others. That’s why liberal nut jobs like yourself are setting yourself up for failure with Obama…he is NOT the world’s President..he swore an oath to PROTECT THE UNITED STATES.

      I have an idea…if you are so in love with the Palestines, the Arabs, etc…why don’t you go live there and get the f*** out of OUR country? You are full of hot air. I doubt you have EVER in your life done a humanitarian act, such as serve food to the homeless, or lead a food drive…You are the typical type of liberal who speaks loudly but treads lightly. You are full of sh*t to put it bluntly!

    28. HOPE on January 22nd, 2009 12:45 pm

      Don’t forget, we supported the Shah. A tyrant that killed many of his own people for minor crimes. A man that made it necessary for the U.S. to take thousands of political refugees from a country that was supposed to be our ally, but failed miserably in the ‘Human Rights’ department. When he was forced to flee his country, it was the U.S. that helped him rip the people of Iran of about 80% of their country’s assets.

      Saddam was also considered an ally in spite of all the horendous crimes that he committed against his own people. Many of the reports that came out of Kuwait were later proven to be false. In fact, George W. Bush had given Saddam permission to reclaim land that had been taken from him. Most of which consisted of oil fields that the Kuwaitis depended on for their livelihoods. The fake reports were aired, simply, to make Saddam lose credibility with the American people so G.W. could gear us up for a war. All those incidents with gas and fire raged against his citizens, were swept under the carpet, at the time. Those reports were later released to help gain support of the war (Desert Storm).

    29. Michelle in MS on January 22nd, 2009 1:03 pm

      Hope…It seems you fail to realize that God tells us we are to support Israel. If we turn our backs on Israel then God will turn his back on us. Think about it. That is who we are supposed to protect as well as our own country.

    30. HOPE on January 22nd, 2009 1:05 pm

      Well… Scott:

      I do care how we are perceived, unlike many that come here to vent their own personal anger and in some cases, hate, while trying to hold up a reputation of being kind and loving people who care about children. What? Is it only your own that you seek to save from human trafficking, rape and murder or do you, like me, perceive it as a world-wide problem?

      It’s all fine and dandy that you all think you’re super stars because certain cases pertaining to missing people are solved, but what good is it if all you do is teach hate and intolerance, throw punches at each other and make everyone’s lives miserable in the interim?

      Look back over the past couple pages… that’s all that’s there… Fighting, complaining and stomping on people. You can talk all the talk you want, but actions speak louder than words.

      .

      By the way, Steve, you need to get a grip. President Obama has a 95% approval rate, so you are definitely in the minority, here. :)

      .

      And to say one more thing… I don’t think that when Beth decided to request a travel boycott against Aruba, she was putting a stamp of approval on bashing those of other cultures or encouraging racists.

    31. Michelle in MS on January 22nd, 2009 1:06 pm

      #27 Scott posts

      HOPE – get a life! Seriously! And spare us with this crap about how we are perceived. Who gives a s**t? Really? F THOSE other countries. They are FANATICS and there is no talking to FANATICS. They have hated us way way BEFORE G.W. and that’s the facts!

      Thank you for this intelligent post. It amazes me at how many just don’t get it. Those countries hate us, always have & always will. That’s all they know is hatred & war.

    32. scott on January 22nd, 2009 1:23 pm

      HOPE #28 – your history is misguided and idiotic!

      Where did you learn your history? In a dungeon?

      LOL!

    33. Sharon Chicago on January 22nd, 2009 2:42 pm

      HOPE stop trying to come off so pious saying
      “unlike others who come here (Scared Monkeys)
      to vent their anger”….You care about how you
      are perceived.

      Hypocrite…you vent your anger here all the time and then pull your self righteous thing.

      Just last week you said the “Anthony’s can go to hell”….

    34. Sharon Chicago on January 22nd, 2009 2:47 pm

      God Bless Israel and God Bless America :o )…yeah baby…

    35. Sharon Chicago on January 22nd, 2009 2:59 pm

      Heres what Susan wrote to hope from another article listed on SM. It shows what a hypocrite she is when she trys to come off like this purple butterfly full of love for everyone and how aweful the SM’s are full of anger and oh so nasty in all of their comments….just one of
      many nasty posting Hope as made on this blog which she has stated she would not be a member of….read on:

      Hope – Yes, you are slinging MUD at “bob” in comment #13. Or have you forgotten so soon?!?! Below is your direct quote:

      “Bob:

      It’s people like you that make this place a real drag… if you know what I mean. I think you need to check yourself into a hospital. Paranoia and unreasonableness has come to control your life. That, one might argue, is the ‘real’ sign of an evil man, a puppet for the enemies of, not only America, but for all of mankind.”

      Hope – Who are you to tell “bob” or anyone else here that they need to “check themselves into a hospital” for “paranoia and unreasonableness”???

      Have you suddenly became a psychiatrist that makes diagnosis over the internet via SM???

      If you don’t see the MUD above, please use some saline to clear your vision!

      I hardly think that you slinging MUD or throwing insults at “bob” or anyone else is STICKING TO THE STORYLINE!!

    36. yoyo muffintop on January 22nd, 2009 3:43 pm

      Sharon – Hope ain’t right…a little off so to speak.

    37. Susan on January 22nd, 2009 4:31 pm

      #22 – Dolf, no, I was not referring to “Operation Eagle Claw”. This operation was to take place possibly in the Dec ’80/Jan ’81 timeframe. Iran tuck tail and released the hostages for fear Reagan would kick their arses once he was sworn into office.

      LOL @ yoyo :-) Tell it like it is!

    38. Susan on January 22nd, 2009 4:34 pm

      #35 – Sharon – Don’t give her any slack…lmao!! ;-) I’m glad others can see Hope for who and what she really is…

    39. txchic on January 22nd, 2009 8:19 pm

      lmao #30 hope… 95% APPROVAL RATING FOR WHAT?!? this is a man who has not been test nor has done anything but cause the stock market to plunge the past couple of days. try watching something other than msn & get the blinders off.

    40. Sharon Chicago on January 22nd, 2009 8:26 pm

      #36 YoyoMuffin…that was too funny do you think maybe her label has expired? :o ) That dog don’t hunt…

      Susan…I’m on the case :o )

    41. Susan on January 22nd, 2009 9:16 pm

      Man In The Mirror

      Ooh ooh ooh aah
      Gotta make a change
      For once in my life
      It’s gonna feel real good
      Gonna make a difference
      Gonna make it right

      As I turned up the collar on
      A favorite winter coat
      This wind is blowin’ my mind
      I see the kids in the street
      With not enough to eat
      Who am I to be blind
      Pretending not to see their needs

      A summer’s disregard
      A broken bottle top
      And a one man’s soul
      They follow each other
      On the wind ya’ know
      ‘Cause they got nowhere to go
      That’s why I want you to know

      I’m starting with the man in the mirror
      I’m asking him to change his ways
      And no message could have been any clearer
      If you wanna make the world a better place
      Take a look at yourself and then make a change, yey
      Na na na, na na na, na na na na oh ho

      I’ve been a victim of
      A selfish kinda love
      It’s time that I realize
      There are some with no home
      Not a nickel to loan
      Could it be really pretending that they’re not alone

      A willow deeply scarred
      Somebody’s broken heart
      And a washed out dream
      (Washed out dream)
      They follow the pattern of the wind ya’ see
      ‘Cause they got no place to be
      That’s why I’m starting with me

      I’m starting with the man in the mirror
      I’m asking him to change his ways
      And no message could have been any clearer
      If you wanna make the world a better place
      Take a look at yourself and then make a change

      I’m starting with the man in the mirror
      I’m asking him to change his ways
      And no message could have been any clearer
      If you wanna make the world a better place
      Take a look at yourself and then make that change

      I’m starting with the man in the mirror
      (Man in the mirror, oh yeah)
      I’m asking him to change his ways, yeah
      (Change)
      No message could have been any clearer
      If you wanna make the world a better place
      Take a look at yourself and then make the change
      You gotta get it right, while you got the time
      ‘Cause when you close your heart
      (You can’t close your, your mind)
      Then you close your mind

      (That man, that man, that man)
      (That man, that man, that man)
      (With the man in the mirror, oh yeah)
      (That man you know, that man you know)
      (That man you know, that man you know)
      I’m asking him to change his ways
      (Change)
      No message could have been any clearer
      If you wanna make the world a better place
      Take a look at yourself then make that change

      (Na na na, na na na, na na na na)
      Ooh
      Oh yeah
      Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
      (Na na na, na na na, na na na na)

      Oh no
      Oh no, I’m gonna make a change
      It’s gonna feel real good
      Sure mon
      (Change)
      Just lift yourself
      You know, you got to stop it yourself
      (Yeah)
      Oh
      Make that change
      (I gotta make that change today, oh)
      (Man in the mirror)
      You got to, you got to not let yourself, brother oh
      Yeah
      You know that
      (Make that change)
      (I gotta make that make me then make)
      You got, you got to move
      Sure mon, sure mon
      You got to
      (Stand up, stand up, stand up)
      Make that change
      Stand up and lift yourself, now
      (Man in the mirror)
      Make that change
      (Gonna make that change, sure mon)
      (Man in the mirror)
      You know it, you know it, you know it, you know
      (Change)
      Make that change

    42. Richard on January 22nd, 2009 10:30 pm

      Hope (#28) … It was the Shah’s government that I worked for, way back when I had just gotten out of college. And yes, his government was not ideal in the area of human rights.

      Somehow, considering the area of the world in which it was located (to wit, the Middle East), that’s not so surprising. Guess what: in the Middle East, dedication to human rights is not on the top of the list.

      I was an assistant news editor at the time, and among other things monitored the news wires and wrote commentary for transmission to the American community to Iran and (on a confidential basis) for transmission to the Iranian government.

      They were highly concerned with how they were perceived in the U.S.

      President Ford succeeded President Nixon; the effective power in foreign relations was (in my view) Henry Kissinger, whose policy was one of ‘realpolitic.’ That is: we reward our friends and punish our enemies, as far as we can.

      No doubt there were problems with that philosophy, and no doubt there were injustices.

      But remember: we were dealing with the MIDDLE EAST, where our concepts of democracy do not apply.

      President Jimmy Carter, fresh from the peanut fields of Georgia, came along with his sunny smile and his assurances of how to act in the world.

      The Shah’s government perhaps would have lost support anyway. In my view, the notion that America could have ‘saved’ it was naive; in the Middle East, just as in Vietnam and many other parts of the world, we do not have ultimate sway.

      However, we refused to back the Shah. (Not only we: that great conservative Margaret Thatcher even refused to CONSIDER giving him refuge in Britain.)

      No doubt the Shah’s government was imperfect.

      What succeeded it? The reign of Ayatollah Khomeini.

      Could America have prevented it? I don’t know.

      Did the world benefit from the change?
      Did Iran benefit from the change?

      You tell me.

    43. Pat in Alabama on January 22nd, 2009 10:50 pm

      It’s interesting to me that the Internet makes people feel free to say things to others they never would say to their face, kind of like road rage with no repecussions.

      And others can dish it out but just can’t take it in return.

      And then some think everyone else in the world is screwed up but them…

      Now what were we talking about?

    44. Pat in Alabama on January 22nd, 2009 10:53 pm

      That’s repercussions.

    45. HOPE on January 22nd, 2009 11:11 pm

      Laugh out LOUD!

      (and feeling a little guilty, as well)

      Hi Pat!

      Nice Comment.

      .

      I’m speechless!

      .

      I always thought that Carter’s biggest mistake was in saying that He Supported the Shah. We would not give him a pass into our country; but, as they were chasing him out of the palace, Carter made that statement.

      I remember being in my living room and thinking, “Holy Crap!” I couldn’t believe he said that. It was like a fart in CHURCH! I was living in an apartment above a young couple from Iran. I read alot of their underground news papers. It was awful the things he did to his people… and the U.S. supported him to the bitter end. Then, came the hostages.

      Anyway, Richard… No wonder I like you so much!

    46. HOPE on January 22nd, 2009 11:16 pm

      But, to answer your question…

      No, Iran did not benefit. They fell under the rule of a worse tyrant. All the exchange students and many visas were canceled and, no doubt, when that young couple and their two children returned from America, it was not the same. Many, many people were killed for having a Western World sort of thinking.

      Am I right? :)

    47. HOPE on January 22nd, 2009 11:33 pm

      Please….

      Take a look at what your friend, Bob, wrote to Scared Monkeys, before I made that comment.

      I don’t hear Bob complaining!

      But, I do appreciate the comment about the purple butterfly, perhaps you should try writing with color more often.

      .

      Yo Yo:

      I take it as a complement to be insulted by you. Always have. But, what’s a little off compared to a couple like Susan and Sharon bashing people. Maybe they’ve been watching too much tag wrestling! Cleaning the crud from between their toes…

      Who knows?!?!?

    48. Pat in Alabama on January 22nd, 2009 11:37 pm

      Ever seen that movie “Not without my daughter” with Sally Field? I think it was supposed to be a true story. I have often wondered if women are really treated that badly there, or perhaps it is even worse…

    49. HOPE on January 22nd, 2009 11:39 pm

      Chalk-up another page wasted on their B.S. 8)

    50. HOPE on January 22nd, 2009 11:45 pm

      Pat:

      I would imagine it’s much worse than what we see on the news. They are definitely protective and private with their women. That doesn’t bother me that much. Compared to us, they have higher standards set for their women. But, it’s a, totally, male dominated society… from what I understand.

    51. rightknight on January 23rd, 2009 12:23 am

      These hate filled folk in the picture
      seem to be coordinated in their zeal.
      It’s almost if they are guided by a
      common doctrine or something.
      Are they poster boys for a religion
      or what? It’s really not possible for
      them to be born in this condition
      (genetically speaking). Where does
      this almost universal hate originate?

      Another Valium if you please.

    52. HOPE on January 23rd, 2009 12:38 am

      In case anyone is wondering, Susan and Sharon are talking about something that was posted to the Martin Luther King Thread… you’re welcome to take a gander. :)

      Nite…

    53. Sharon Chicago on January 23rd, 2009 8:44 am

      HOPE… now don’t you feel like you should repent for your nastiness about George Anthony saying “he can go to hell”… now that he said
      he no longer wants to live…

      Where is your compassion? He obviously cannot handle the loss of his grandchild and his daughter in jail for murder… I’m sure even
      with you that it would be a horrendous thing to have to deal with…

      Please have more compassion HOPE …walk your talk!

    54. Richard on January 23rd, 2009 9:08 am

      Hope (#46) … That’s exactly my point. As always, the political ‘outs’ were looking for a reason to attack the ‘ins.’

      At this time, of course, Ford was a weak holdover president. Kissinger was the real power. His ‘realpolitick’ philosophy was perceived as vulnerable on the human rights issue, and the Shah was a prime example.

      Unfortunately, Western standards were applied to a region of the world where Western standards are not so relevant. It’s an ethical issue: to what extent are we willing to bend our own beliefs? Do we ‘dream the impossible dream,’ as the Man of La Mancha would have us do, or do we do the best we can and promote gradual change?

      I don’t have the answer … but taking a look at the Middle East then and now, I think we are often naive. Vide the recent conflict: Hamas could care less if ten thousand Palestinians are killed by Israel, in my view … it gets them publicity and more money and weapons.

      Anyway, Carter and the Democrats used the ‘inhumanity’ of the Shah’s regime (as if any other non-Israeli government in the Middle East was any better) as a political tool. And the Shah was ousted.

      And look what the world got instead….

    55. Sharon Chicago on January 23rd, 2009 9:23 am

      HoPE said: Chalk-up another page wasted on their B.S.

      Sharon Chicago says: Self Righteous HOPE…your
      self righteousness is like filthy rags! Thou stink-eth!

    56. HOPE on January 23rd, 2009 5:45 pm

      My thoughts, exactly, Richard. :)

      .

      Sharon, please direct me to the page where I said to hell with the Anthony’s [as if that is such a terrible thing]… Which page is it on?

    57. HOPE on January 23rd, 2009 5:46 pm

      Right Knight, Right On! :)

    58. Susan on January 25th, 2009 9:00 pm

      #47 – Hope(less)

      Are you insulting Sharon and I, again, you self righteous, hypocritcal SWINE?!?!?

      Get a life, you narrow minded DOPE!

      READ IT AND WEEP…

      I’m starting with the man in the mirror
      (Man in the mirror, oh yeah)
      I’m asking him to change his ways, yeah
      (Change)
      No message could have been any clearer
      If you wanna make the world a better place
      Take a look at yourself and then make the change
      You gotta get it right, while you got the time
      ‘Cause when you close your heart
      (You can’t close your, your mind)
      Then you close your mind

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